Generally, an anime fan simply needs to get pleasure from a pleasant shojo sequence however does not know if they’ve the time to get into the sequence or be capable of get pleasure from all of it. An individual may be fascinated with watching Sailor Moon for instance, however may be daunted by the present having 200 episodes, to not point out manga, musicals, a live-action present, a web-series, and a prequel manga.
Luckily, the world of shojo is crammed with short-lived tales, and never simply one-shot manga, however whole shojo sequence that final solely round 10 to 13 episodes that an individual can get pleasure from inside the span of a day. In truth, some reveals even have episodes which might be just a few minutes lengthy. This was a particularly well-liked format in the course of the 2000s, as a compromise between making an OVA and an extended sequence.
10 Magical Meow Meow Taruto: Being A Cat Does not Cease The Heroine From Being A Magical Princess (12 Episodes)
This sequence revolves across the lives of housecats, however this may come as a shock to informal viewers, for the reason that characters are drawn as catgirls and catboys, and infrequently tackle human qualities, like creating a crush on their homeowners.
Having a forged of cats does not hold the present from using different conventional shojo tropes; the primary cat, Taruto, is the misplaced princess of a magical kingdom, full with magical powers, and she or he seems to not even be the one princess round. This sequence lasted round 12 episodes.
9 Pretear: Cinderella Saves The World With The Assist Of Seven Bishōnen (13 Episodes)
On this magical lady sequence, Himeno’s life is a fairy tale gone wrong, together with her icy stepmother and stepsisters. However destiny adjustments when she encounters seven magical knights who give her the facility to turn into a Pretear, a magical heroine who has command over seven components: wind, fireplace, earth, water, ice, sound, and lightweight.
Sadly, a darkish princess seeks to carry destruction to the world and appears to have a darkish connection to Himeno. This anime sequence lasted for 13 episodes.
8 Umi Monogatari: Two Mermaids Journey Upon The World Above (12 Episodes)
On this sequence, two mermaid sisters reside fortunately within the sea till someday they discover a ring and determine to enterprise into the world above to return, all of the whereas by chance releasing an evil energy upon the world, too.
Alien robots invade the Earth and monitor human life. Whereas peaceable until attacked, individuals nonetheless wished to eliminate them. A gaggle of younger witches referred to as the Kitanohashi Excessive College Magic Membership take it upon themselves to combat these invaders.
Within the Western anime fandom, the sequence turned considerably identified by a memetic clip from the dub. This sequence began with a six-part OVA, however finally spun off right into a 13-episode anime.
6 Wandaba Type: 4 Aspiring Idols Plan A Live performance On The Moon (12 Episodes)
On this comedic sequence, a pop idol group referred to as Combine Juice is keen to do something to turn into well-known. Their probability at stardom quickly comes from the celebrities. A boy genius who needs to fund a visit to the moon with out utilizing fossil fuels will get concerned with the group and helps them launch the primary live performance on the moon.
Throw in a loopy supervisor, a depraved, skeptical mom, a robotic lab assistant, and even an alien, and followers have a sequence that lasts round 12 episodes.
5 Bottle Fairy: Fairies Stay In Bottles For A 12 months & Strive To Grow to be Human (13 Episodes)
4 fairies study concerning the outdoors world from residing in their very own little bottles in a school scholar’s room. Their final aim is to turn into human with their data, however there may be a number of points with their plans.
Not solely did this sequence final 13 episodes, however every episode was additionally solely round 12 minutes every. That stated, the sequence is implied to happen over round a 12 months, with the primary 12 episodes every spanning a unique month.
4 Earth Maiden Arjuna: A Magical Woman Fights The Earth With A Inexperienced Contact (13 Episodes)
Juna Ariyoshi dies in an accident, solely to come back again because the Avatar of Time, destined to guard the Earth from the worm-like Raaja. In the end a darkish tackle the magical lady style, with Juna’s powers presumably coming from a darkish supply, in addition to coping with darkish environmentalist themes, the sequence can be identified for its distinctive animation.
The sequence lasted for about 12 episodes in its unique run. A thirteenth episode was added on DVD and later adopted into the present’s reruns.
3 Nurse Witch Komugi: A Cosplaying Magical Woman Is The Star Of This Spin-Off (12 Episodes)
A comedic spin-off of The SoulTaker, in addition to a parody of the magical lady style, this sequence revolves round Komugi, a cosplayer who can rework into Nurse Witch Komugi.
The sequence began with a number of OVAs, with the primary lasting round 5 episodes, in the end getting a 12-episode anime sequence.
2 Oku-Sama Wa Mahō Shōjo: Bewitched Agnes: The Anime Homages A Traditional American Sitcom (13 Episodes)
The American sitcom has had a protracted affect on Japanese anime and manga, having been the inspiration for Sally the Witch, typically thought-about the unique magical lady sequence. This sequence paid direct homage to it, even naming the heroine’s magical lady alter-ego after Agnes Moorehead.
Ureshiko Asaba is a Japanese housewife who lives a double life because the magical lady Agnes Bell, who should defend the Wonderland, which had been created by her mom. Sadly, issues get tough when a brand new magical lady arrives on the town and desires Agnes to retire.
1 Candy Valerian: Every Episode Is Barely 5 Minutes (26 Episodes)
Typically thought-about CLAMP’s reply to The Powerpuff Girls, this series revolves round three superheroines with a twist: they rework into flying rabbits. Aided by a panda-like creature, they defend the town of Asialand from the evil Stress Staff.
Though the sequence lasted 26 episodes, the sequence continues to be a fast watch since every episode was solely round three to 5 minutes lengthy.
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